Potsdam

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Potsdam
Sanssouci, former summer palace of Frederick the Great
Sanssouci, former summer palace of Frederick the Great
Coat of arms of Potsdam
Coat of arms
Potsdam is located in Germany
Potsdam
Potsdam
Coordinates: 52°24′N 13°4′E / 52.400°N 13.067°E / 52.400; 13.067Coordinates: 52°24′N 13°4′E / 52.400°N 13.067°E / 52.400; 13.067
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs (SPD)
Area
 • Total 187.28 km2 (72.31 sq mi)
Elevation 35-114 m (−339 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 171,810
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14401 – 14482
Dialling codes 0331
Vehicle registration P
Website potsdam.de

Potsdam is a German city near Berlin. It is 26 km southwest of Berlin. It is the capital of the state of Brandenburg. In 2005 about 146,635 people lived in this city.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2016 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2016.